Understanding Today’s Market

Investors continue to face a wall of worry built on international trade, but reinforced by concerns over Italian banks, relations with North Korea, and more. But even with all these concerns, U.S. stocks overall are positive for the year. Continue reading

May 5, 2017 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 opened the week with back-to-back wins. Monday’s marginal victory was fueled by the top-weighted technology and financials sectors while Tuesday’s uptick took place despite the lack of sector leadership and crude oil’s 2.5% decline. Continue reading

When Should You Invest?

The decision of “when” to invest in the market can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, doing nothing can be the worst decision of all. Continue reading

March 31, 2017 Weekly Market Recap

After falling 1.4% last week, the S&P 500 rebounded, rising 0.8% for the week. The benchmark index wrapped up a solid first quarter (+5.5%). Continue reading

March 17, 2017 Weekly Market Recap

After snapping a streak of six consecutive weekly gains, the stock market returned to its winning ways, with the S&P 500 adding 0.2% for the week. Continue reading

March 10, 2017 Weekly Market Recap

After posting six consecutive weekly gains, the stock market saw its third weekly decline of 2017. However, just like the other two weekly down-ticks, this week’s retreat was minor. Continue reading